Richard Briggs has worked in journalism since his graduation from Dixie State University in May 2012. He worked at the Tooele Transcript-Bulletin in Tooele, Utah, from October 2012 through April 2014 with varying duties as Community News Editor, sports writer and copy editor. Immediately following school at Dixie, he worked as the Sports Editor for the Carlsbad Current-Argus in Carlsbad, N.M., until moving to the Tooele newspaper. While in college at Dixie, Richard worked for three years at the school's student-run newspaper, the Dixie Sun. Richard is a Southern Utah kid, growing up in Santa Clara and graduating from Snow Canyon High School.